Atiku turbaned as 7th Waziri of Adamawa Emirate

[FILE PHOTO] Atiku Abubakar of PDP Former Vice President and the Presidential candidate of PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has been formally turbaned the 7th Waziri of Adamawa Emirate. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that […]

Campaigning against PDP will be easy, says Amaechi

[FILE PHOTO] Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi Nigeria’s transportation minister and the director-general of President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign organisation, Rotimi Amechi ,has said the ruling All Progressives Congress will have it easy campaigning against the opposition People’s Democratic Party […]

Atiku criticises Buhari’s campaign strategy

[FILE PHOTO] Atiku Abubakar of PDP Atiku Abubakar’s Presidential campaign Organisation, has described President Muhammed Buhari’s re-election campaign strategy as “very vague on policy and very big on promises”. “Our attention has been drawn to […]

Atiku to kick-start campaign on Monday with ‘People’s Policy Launch’

[FILE PHOTO] Atiku Abubakar during a press conference<br /> The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is to kick-start his campaign for 2019 general election through an address to Nigerians […]

2019: Matters arising as Ndigbo decides on Atiku/Obi

Professor Ben Nwabueze, Atiku others out of a meeting in Enugu. Photo/Twitter/atiku The last time there was a gathering of the magnitude that held in Enugu last Wednesday was probably on February 3, 2015, when […]

Party primaries: Why INEC is helpless while parties swim in confusion

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu Now that party primaries have been concluded and names of candidates submitted and published by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in line with the requirement of law, managing the […]

Wise Igbo won’t be fooled on Atiku, says APC

PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP • To sue Saraki for alleging Oshiomhole is corrupt • ‘Why PDP’s candidate is unsettling Buhari’s camp’ • President unveils campaign wristband, affirms pledge to unity The All Progressives Congress […]

Senate uncovers fresh $1.151b illegal withdrawals from NLNG

Senate President Bukola Saraki PHOTO: TWITTER/ NIGERIAN SENATE The Senate yesterday said it again uncovered illegal multiple withdrawals of $1.151 billion from the dividends accounts of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) by the Nigeria […]

Atiku insists search was a planned intimidation tactic

[FILE PHOTO] Atiku Abubakar of PDP The Atiku Presidential Campaign Organization, APCO, said the “invasion” of the presidential hopeful, Atiku Abubakar’s plane, was a ‘premeditated intimidation tactic’. In a statement by APCO on Monday, it […]

2019: Rep dismisses Kanu’s call for election boycott in South-East

[FILE PHOTO] IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu Rep Anayo Nnebe (PDP-Anambra), has dismissed the call by leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on the people of the South East to boycott […]

2019: Opposition insists government using SIPs to induce votes

Cross-section of traders waiting to be captured at the flag-off of TraderMoni empowerment programme at Ojuwoye market, Mushin, Lagos. Recently… PHOTO: AYODELE ADENIRAN • We Don’t Demand PVC Numbers – Uwais • Call For Stoppage An […]

PDP charges INTERPOL, NIA to track down Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, APC leader • Okechukwu restates call for chairman’s resignation • Amosun denies petitioning DSS on bribery allegation • Court hears suit challenging Katsina APC primaries, Dec 5 • Reps probe ‘collusion between political […]

PDP accuses Buhari of shielding Oshiomhole from being prosecuted

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari of shielding the chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole from being prosecuted over allegations of corruption. Oshiomhole was reportedly interrogated […]

Atiku free to apply for US visa, says Gbenga Daniel

[FILE PHOTO] Former Anambra State governor Peter Obi, former Nigerian vice president and the presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar and the director-general of his campaign organisation and former governor of […]

Buhari lacks aptitude to lead Nigeria, says Ezekwesili

[FILE PHOTO] Dr Oby Ezekwesili The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN),Oby Ezekwesili said President Muhammadu Buhari lacks the aptitude and capacity to continue to lead Africa’s most populous country. “President […]

PDP reacts to Buhari’s certificate saga

Nigeria’s opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Friday challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to submit his academic credentials to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ahead of the 2019 general election. “We charge President Muhammadu Buhari to […]

Ekweremadu refutes rumoured defection from PDP

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu Nigeria’s deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu has refuted claims that he was planning to leave the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) “In the past 24 hours, I have been inundated with […]